Foreign News: Insult

Musty, tiny Bow Street Police Court in London opened one day last week with a case of two Irishmen caught fighting in the street. Later a prostitute was arraigned. As Chief Magistrate Sir Rollo Graham-Campbell was hearing evidence on this case, a tall, 42-year-old Danish Count, wearing a blue serge suit, carrying a brief case, strode in. Next entered a slender blonde young woman, formerly an American citizen, twice-married, once-divorced. The flashily dressed streetwalker bounced out of court. Shaggy-browed Sir Patrick Hastings, noted British barrister, rose, be to outline the case, that of Countess Barbara Haugwitz-Reventlow, née Bar Hutton,...

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